A 33-year-old female asked:
pain in rectum sometimes after bowel movement. few times had clear stuff in toilet or loosely attached to stool with small amount of blood. causes?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
Hemorrhoids : Hemorrhoids and anal fissures can cause those symptoms.
3758 viewsAnswered Jul 11, 2018
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Several possible: if any bleeding then inflammatory bowel disease would fit well--a serious autoimmune disease with a strong increased risk of needing surgery and/or cancer.
BUT, also possible is irritable bowel syndrome with exactly these symptoms, NO inflammation, tests all negative, colonoscopy negative.
would need a colonoscopy to tell which.
3758 viewsAnswered Jul 7, 2018
Last updated Jul 11, 2018
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